|Edestus protopirata Shark|
Drawing by Dmitry Bogodanov - Wikipedia Commons
|Edestus Fossil Cast - Courtesy of Mark Palatas|
The nice thing is the mine let the miner keep the fossil he found. As of April 2010, Business First reported the mine employed 367 people and produced an average of over 25 tons of coal per day. Dotiki mine is owned by Alliance Resource Partners operating out of Lexington, Kentucky and is listed on the NASDAQ: ARLP.
Learn more about this find and see the pictures of the fossils and people involved at the University of Kentucky UKNOW news web site CLICK HERE TO READ!